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How working from home is the great disruptor at Ireland’s tech hub

As some Big Tech employees quit Dublin’s Docklands, others see falling rents as an opportunity to live in the heart of the capital

Killian Woods

Business reporter

@killianwoods

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
2nd August, 2020
Rents have fallen in Dublin’s docklands as tech companies encourage employees to work from home, but other professionals are moving in

Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive, sent an email to his staff last Wednesday. “I’m grateful for everything you’ve been doing to deliver on our mission and be helpful to our users and each other [over] the past few months — I know it hasn’t been easy,” he said.

To make things a bit easier, he announced that staff would be allowed to work from home...

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